Miles Davis: Recent influence of mine. Being a music major with a concentration in jazz studies, I was bound to discover one of the kings of jazz. This man accomplished so much and somehow lived a long life (even with immense substance abuse).
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 1926 was a very versatile and innovative American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential American born musicians of the century.